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AUS-SOLOMON-ISLANDS-LD CHINA - Solomon Islands leader blames foreign powers for unrest

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

Canberra, Nov 26 (AP) Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Friday blamed foreign interference over his government's decision to switch alliances from Taiwan to Beijing for anti-government protests, arson and looting that have ravaged the capital Honiara in recent days.
But critics also blamed the unrest on complaints of a lack of government services and accountability, corruption and Chinese businesses giving jobs to foreigners instead of locals.
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